30. Kylie Bax
Kylie is a Kiwi, having grown up on a horse farm in New Zealand.
29. Isabeli Fontana
Yet another Brazilian, Fontana moved from Brazil to Milan, Italy to become a model when she was only 13 years old. She generated some controversy when she posed for a Victoria’s Secret campaign when she was only 16 years old, seemingly reversing a policy Victoria’s Secret had of only signing models who were 21 and older.
28. Cindy Crawford
Crawford is one of the original supermodels, and one of the famous models of all time.
27. Valeria Mazza
An Argentine model, Mazza’s big break was appearing on the 1996 SI swimsuit edition cover with Tyra Banks.
26. Rachel Hunter
Another New Zealander, Hunter began modeling at the age of 17, and got her break appearing in SI in 1989. She later appeared on the “Dream Team” multi-model 1994 SI swimsuit edition cover.
25. Stephanie Seymour
Seymour is a published author, writing the book >em>Stephanie Seymour’s Beauty Secrets for Dummies in 1998. A real page turner I hear.
24. Daniela Pestova
Pestova is a three time cover model for the SI swimsuit issue, gracing the cover in 1995, 2000 and 2006.
23. Kathy Ireland
Ireland appeared in the SI swimsuit issue an astounding twelve times before her final appearance in 1996. For a lot of years in the 80’s Ireland was basically synonymous with the SI swimsuit issue.
22. Paulina Porizkova
Porizkova had a crazy childhood, with her parents fleeing the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia and leaving her with her grandmother, thinking they could get her later. Czech authorities wouldn’t allow this however, causing a huge uproar that finally allowed Porizkova to be reunited with her family a crazy seven years later. She then became a model at the age of fifteen, and appeared on SI’s swimsuit issue cover in 1984 and ’85.
21. Elle Macpherson
Macpherson has made the cover of the SI swimsuit issue on six different occasions, five times in the 80’s and 90’s, and once in the 2000’s.